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Meaning of CHIPMUNK

Pronunciation:  'chipmungk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  chipmunk of western America and Asia
 

CHIPMUNK is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: Eutamias, genus Eutamias, squirrel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chip"munk`\, n. [Indian name.] (Zo["o]l.)
A squirrel-like animal of the genus {Tamias}, sometimes
called the {striped squirrel}, {chipping squirrel}, {ground
squirrel}, {hackee}. The common species of the United States
is the {Tamias striatus}. [Written also {chipmonk},
{chipmuck}, and {chipmuk}.]

 

 

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